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Strong's #1965 - ἐπίορκος

from (G1909) and (G3727)
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  1. a false swearer, a perjurer
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Strong #: 7650 ‑ שָׁבַע (shaw‑bah');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἐπίορκ-ος, ον,

I sworn falsely, of oaths, εἰ δέ τι τῶνδ' ἐπίορκον Il. 19.264: freq. in the phrase ἐπίορκον ὀμόσσαι take a false oath, swear falsely, 3.279, 19.260, Hes. Op. 282, Th. 232; in full, ἐπίορκον ὅρκον ὤμοσε Ar. Ra. 150; and so ἐ. ἐπομνύναι (v. ἐπόμνυμι); but in Il. 10.332 ἐ. ἐπώμοσε he swore a bootless oath, i.e. one which he meant to fulfil, but the gods willed otherwise.

II. of persons, forsworn, perjured, Hes. Op. 804, Schwyzer 179a(Crete), E. El. 1355 (anap.), Ar. Nu. 399,al.: Sup. -ότατος Antipho 6.48. Adv. -κως Hdn. 6.9.2.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐπίορκος, ἐπιορκον (from ἐπί (which see D. 7) against, and ὅρκος); (masculine as a substantive) a false swearer, a perjurer: 1 Timothy 1:10. (From Homer down.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐπί -ορκος , -ον ,

[in LXX: Zechariah 5:3 (H7650 ni.) *;]

1. of oaths, sworn falsely.

2. Of persons, perjured; as subst., a perjurer, false swearer: 1 Timothy 1:10.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
επιορκοις επιόρκοις ἐπιόρκοις επίορκος epiorkois epiórkois
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